The 2022 Louisiana 4-H Shooting Sports State Competition was held April 26 – 30 at Bridgeview Gun Club and Louis Mouch Jr. Multi-Purpose Facility in Port Allen. Members of Webster Parish 4-H Shooting Sports competed against shooters from across the state in a variety of shooting sports competitions bringing home medals in Smallbore Rifle, BB Gun, Shotgun, and Archery.
In Smallbore Rifle, Mahailey Nail placed 5th in Junior CMP No Scope. Danielle Collins placed 2nd, Cailey Nail placed 3rd, and Madison McGraw placed 7th in Senior CMP No Scope. Camryn Nail placed 6th in Junior NRA. Brandon Bell placed 2nd and Cailey Nail placed 5th in Senior NRA.
In BB Gun, Cailey Nail placed 1st, Brandon Bell placed 3rd, and Madison Miller placed 5th on the BB Gun Test. Cailey Nail placed 9th in BB Gun Overall.
In Shotgun, Kaden McCuen placed 8th and Nolan Still placed 10th in Junior Modified Trap.
In Archery, Modified FITA, Mallory Coleman placed 4th and Jackson Baker placed 7th in Junior Genesis. Madelyn Smith placed 4th in Junior Compound Limited (12-13 year olds). Brianne Bardett placed 8th and Danielle Collins placed 10th in Senior Genesis. Luke Butcher placed 3rd in Senior Compound Open. Joshua Kaffka placed 7th and Landen Knotts placed 9th in Senior Compound Limited.
In 3D Archery, Noah Kaffka placed 10th in Junior Compound Limited (12-13 year olds). Luke Butcher placed 2nd in Senior Compound Open. Landen Knotts placed 5th, Gage Jellum placed 7th, and Joshua Kaffka placed 8th in Senior Compound. Brianne Bardett placed 8th in Senior Bare Bow/Genesis.
The Webster Parish 4-H Shooting Sports Program is under the leadership of coaches Danny Puckett, Benji Bell, Phyllis McGraw, Sutton Orenbaun, Brian Still, Jerri McCuen, Wade Butcher, Regina Butcher, and Benjamin Gorman. For information about participating in or supporting the Webster Parish 4-H Shooting Sports program, please contact the LSU AgCenter Extension Office at (318) 371-1371.